Helen T. McCarthy

Helen T. Simerson McCarthy, North Plainfield, N.J., age 83, loving mother and sister, died on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Brandywine at Middlebrook Crossing Assisted Living in Bridgewater, N.J.

She was born in Scranton, Pa., and had lived in North Plainfield, N.J., since 1959.

Mrs. McCarthy is survived by her daughter, Kathleen A. Impallomeni and her husband, Robert, of Whitehouse Station, N.J.; her son, Michael McCarthy of Brigantine, N.J.; her brother, William Simerson of Scranton, Pa.; and her sister, Theresa Fracas of Allentown, Pa. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be today from the Edward Knight O'Donnell Funeral Home, 323 William St., Scranton, with Mass at 11 a.m. in Mary Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church. Viewing today, 9:30 a.m. until Mass time. Interment: Cathedral Cemetery.

Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 21, 2012